Two years ago, there was some interest in Sam Clemens' appearance in the
season finale of _Star Trek: The Next Generation_.  A recent article that
might also be of interest to you is Valerie Fulton's "An Other Frontier:
Voyaging West With Mark Twain and _Star Trek_'s Imperial Subject," which
appeared in the May 1994 _Postmodern Culture_ (v.4, n.3), and which is now
available from the Mark Twain Forum filelist.  To retrieve a copy of this
essay (which is 8,000 words long, or 60K in computer-speak), send a message
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Taylor Roberts